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The Council on Forensic Sciences (CFS) is a not-for-profit organization which holds Council status within the American Chiropractic Association. The CFS provides graduate and postdoctoral needs-based educational activities in forensic sciences for forensic examiners.
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3500 Midwest Road, Oak Brook, IL 60523
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Forensic Training ProgramsWelcome to the Council on Forensic Sciences

The Council on Forensic Sciences (CFS) is a not-for-profit organization which holds Council status within the American Chiropractic Association. The CFS provides graduate and postdoctoral needs-based educational activities in forensic sciences for forensic examiners.

The ACA Council on Forensic Sciences offers education in forensic sciences for those interested in the field of forensics (application of medical facts to legal issues and/or proceedings). This includes such topics as disability determination systems or programs, impairment rating systems, independent medical examinations (IMEs), functional (work) capacity and physical assessment (Federal) systems, return to work and fitness for duty (DOT) assessment, fraud and abuse investigation, compliance issues, post payment audits, ethics issues, documentation formulation, informed consent and/or expert witness activities.

Recap from 2013
Conference!

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Student Memberships
Due to popular demand, the Council on Forensic Sciences has created a unique opportunity for Student ACA (SACA) members interested in the field of forensic sciences. *FREE* CFS student membership is contingent upon current student membership in the American Chiropractic Association.

Questions about your student membership? Contact your local SACA representative or the ACA at www.ACAtoday.com

Training Programs

Council on Forensic Sciences offers education in forensic sciences for forensic examiners. This includes such topics as impairment rating systems independent medical examinations fraud and abuse articles discussing functional (work) capacity and physical assessment.

The Council on Forensic Sciences offers live and online education classes that apply toward forensic diplomate requirements.

*******NEW!*******

Independent Medical Evaluations
Session 20 click here for details

*Impairment rating*
AMA Guides 6th edition click here for details.

Online non-diplomate classes are offered which may be eligible for CEU credit in your state.

For CEU forensic programs, visit CHIROCREDIT.COM

If your organization would like a local live program offered then contact Dr. Warren Jahn at drwjahn@ix.netcom.com or 770-740-1999.

AMA Guides 6th Edition

Council on Forensic Sciences offers education in forensic sciences for forensic examiners. This includes such topics as impairment rating systems independent medical examinations fraud and abuse articles discussing functional (work) capacity and physical assessment.

Corrections and Clarifications 6th edition click here for pdf.

Reference Manuals

It is prudent for the forensic examiner to review the Federal Rules of Evidence (FRE) periodically for recent rules, editions, and addendums. Free unannotated versions (amended December 01, 2013) of the Federal
Rules of Evidence
and Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

As published in the Journal of Chiropractic Medicine June 2012 by Drs. Warren Jahn and Leanne Cupon, The Reference Manual on Scientific Evidence, Third Edition, was released September 2011 by the National Academies Press. The manual is free for downloading and online reading at The National Academies Press

Council on Forensic Sciences Mission

The Council on Forensic Sciences (CFS) establishes and promotes educational and training parameters, improves skill sets and encourages collaboration in the practice of forensics (application of medical facts to legal issues and/or proceedings).

The CFS provides graduate and postdoctoral needs-based and evidenced-influenced educational activities, training, tools and technology recommendations to meet the current and future needs of the forensic examiner in the fields of disability determination systems or programs, impairment rating systems, independent medical examinations (IMEs), functional (work) capacity and physical assessment (Federal) systems, return to work and fitness for duty (DOT) assessment, fraud and abuse investigation, compliance issues, post payment audits, ethics issues, documentation formulation, informed consent and/or expert witness activities.

This mission is accomplished by promoting high standards in professional ethics and quality of examination and by carrying out a dynamic strategic plan to help ensure the professional growth and success of Doctors of Chiropractic and other professionals.

 

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